John Jasperse

John Jasperse

Co-Founder of CPR—Center for Performance Research in Brooklyn, New York and is Director of Dance at Sarah Lawrence College

JOHN JASPERSE is a dance artist based in New York City for over three decades. He has created eighteen evening-length works with John Jasperse Projects, including two co-productions with Ballett Frankfurt and Forsythe Company, as well as numerous commissions for other companies including Baryshnikov’s White Oak Dance Project, Batsheva Dance Company and Lyon Opera Ballet, among others.

John Jasperse Projects has been presented in 26 US cities and 29 countries around the globe. He is the recipient of a 2014 Doris Duke Artist Award, two New York Dance and Performance a.k.a. “Bessie” Awards (in 2014 and 2001), and multiple grants and fellowships.

Jasperse is co-founder of CPR—Center for Performance Research in Brooklyn, New York and is Director of Dance at Sarah Lawrence College.

Photo Credit: Chris Taggart

John Jasperse, Rebecca Hilton & Jodi Melnick In Conversation

In Conversation

John Jasperse, Rebecca Hilton and Jodi Melnick discuss their collaboration in 2007, which resulted in the work Becky, Jodi and John as a lens to explore ideas of transmission, legacy and networks of exchange in dance over ten years on and with a sense of how things have shifted in between times. As we face a less […]

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Social Event: Showing of Becky, Jodi and John (2007)

Social Event

Courtesy of John Jasperse Projects/Thin Man Dance, Inc Becky, Jodi and John is an evening-length work for three dancers, choreographed by John Jasperse. The project addresses the longevity of the performer. Dance, unlike most of the performing arts, places a strong emphasis on youth and has little work for seasoned performers once they enter into […]

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